LONDON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 23, 2021–
Slate Asset Management (“Slate” or “the Company”), a global alternative investment platform focused on real estate, today announced the appointment of Bozena Jankowska as Managing Director and Global Head of Environment, Social and Governance (“ESG”), based in Slate’s London office.
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Bozena Jankowska, Managing Director and Global Head of ESG at Slate Asset Management (Photo: Business Wire)
Jankowska has nearly two decades of experience at the intersection of finance and corporate responsibility. She will lead the development of ESG best practices and policies aimed at protecting the long-term performance of Slate’s global investments. Additionally, Jankowska will oversee and advance Slate’s corporate social responsibility strategy and the integration of ESG into Slate’s investment and asset management processes, as well as communications and relationships with parties. stakeholders. Over the next year, she will focus on performing an ESG assessment of Slate’s assets under management, initially focusing on Europe, then expanding across the entire global platform. by Slate.
“We are very happy to welcome Bozena to our team,” said Brady Welch, Founding Partner of Slate. “From the outset, Bozena’s commitment to innovation and her entrepreneurial spirit set her apart from other candidates. She led the campaign for sustainability in the financial sector long before it became mainstream, and her in-depth technical knowledge of complex global sustainability topics will be invaluable as we continue to advance our ESG strategy.
Blair Welch, Founding Partner of Slate Asset Management, added: “We understand that having good ESG practices underpinning our approach to investing and asset management benefits our tenants, our communities. and our investors. Bozena’s appointment demonstrates our deep commitment to embedding ESG principles throughout our business.
Jankowska was Co-Head of Global ESG at Allianz Global Investors (“AGI”), responsible for ESG integration across the company’s overall investment portfolio. During her 15-year tenure at AGI, she pioneered a number of innovative ESG strategies and processes, building a global ESG team and increasing AGI’s total sustainable investment assets under management to 70 million. euros to more than 30 billion euros. She also designed, managed and marketed Allianz Global Investors’ cleantech fund – Global Ecotrends – which grew from $ 10 million in seed funding to $ 1 billion in assets under management, becoming a franchise. global for society.
After leaving AGI, Jankowska founded a successful women’s sustainable fashion brand, overseeing the brand’s business strategy and creative direction, including sustainable materials research and sourcing, supply chain management. and successful partnerships with non-governmental organizations focused on environmental sustainability.
“I am delighted to join an organization that clearly understands how ESG best practices can play a critical role in creating long-term value,” said Jankowska. “I look forward to working with the Slate team to continue to raise the bar for the company’s ESG performance and identify new, innovative ways to add more rigor to our ESG approach. “
Jankowska holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Sussex. She received her Master of Science in Environmental Technology with Honors from Imperial College.
Jankowska joined Slate on November 22.
About Slate Asset Management
Slate Asset Management is a global alternative investment platform focused on real estate. We focus on the fundamentals with the goal of creating long-term value for our investors and partners. Slate’s platform offers a range of investment strategies, including opportunistic, value-added, core plus and debt investments. We are backed by exceptional people and flexible capital, which allows us to create and execute a wide range of exciting investment opportunities. Visit slateam.com to learn more.
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CONTACT: Slate Asset Management
KEYWORD: EUROPE UNITED KINGDOM NORTH AMERICA CANADA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT COMMERCIAL BUILDING AND REAL ESTATE FINANCING CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE REIT
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